Greystones notes week April 20th

Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,

Please feel free to forward Calendar to family and friends or add to your Facebook page.

Lots more Greystones information available from:

Paul Byrne at:

Many thanks to Paul for this week’s notices.

Also from

COVID-19 Community Emergency Fund

The Department of Rural & Community Development has launched special fund.

Fund is for groups providing COVID-19 Support.

Co. Wicklow has received €78,414 to be administered by Wicklow County Council.

The fund will cover

  • Mental Wellbeing Support.
  • Utility Bill Support.
  • Age Friendly Useful Information.
  • Support for Direct Provision Centres.
  • Street Feast/Neighbourhood Networks.

Full details and applications from the following link:

Please email application to by 21 April 2020.

Greystones Car Parks to Close and Double Yellow Lines

Due to the COVID-19 virus,  the following measures are now in effect.

Water barriers have been placed at the car parks.

Double yellow lines will be placed at Kindlestown Woods and the two local Sea Roads.

  • South Beach Car Park,  Mill Road,  closed permanently.
  • Greystones Park & Ride,  closed at weekends.
  • Trafalgar Road Car Park,  closed at weekends.
  • La Touche Road Car Park,  closed at weekends.

Double Yellow Lines will be in place at the following locations:

  • Bellevue Hill at Kindlestown Woods entrance.
  • Sea Road Kilcoole at Kilcool Railway Stop.
  • Sea Road Newcastle at the beach railways level crossing access.

Paul Byrne from Greystones has the full story.

Message from Wicklow County Council

Signalised Crossings and Traffic Signals at Junctions

Due to the COVID-19 virus,  traffic signals will be changed.

This is in the interest of public health so that the call button does need to be touched.

WCC thanks the public for their co-operation in limiting spread of COVID-19.

Signalised Crossings:

Signalised crossings,  like the one at SuperValu Greystones,  will be constant flashing amber.

They will operate like Zebra Crossings.

Please cross the road only when you feel it is safe to do so !!

Traffic Signals at Junctions:

Traffic signals at junctions will have an automatic green man phase.

Please wait for the green man before crossing.

Greystones Guide|Splash of Colour Art Competition

Have you got a pent up artist at home ??

Fabulous art competition from Greystones Guide.

With great prize of €50 from Goldfish Telecom.

All that matters is that your drawing is of something that you love dearly about the world.

Open to children of all ages. 

Choice of materials and methods is also wide open,  from pastels to Photoshop.

Watercolours to wood.

Deadline is 19 April 2020.

Voucher worth €50 to Greystones shop or eaterie of your choice from Goldfish Telecom.

Paul Byrne from has the full details.

Hub 13|Painting, Sculpture,  Poetry and Film Competition

Three categories:  Painting and Sculpture,  Poetry and Film.

Competition runs to 11 May 2020.

Entrants must live within a six mile radius of Newtownmountkennedy.

This includes Greystones !!

Paul Byrne from has the full details.

Wicklow County Council COVID-19 Helpline

Dedicated community support helpline to assist at risk members of the public.

Established by COVID-19 County Wicklow Community Response Forum.

Forum includes over a dozen agencies and organisations.

If you need help,  please ring 1800 868 399.

Lines are open 8 am to 8 pm,  seven days a week.


Paul Byrne from has the full details.

Bank of Ireland|Begin Together Fund

Three categories of funding are available.

          Begin Together Funds

          Begin Together Awards

          Begin Together Colleagues

Each strand has a specific purpose.

Combined they will deliver a significant positive impact on communities across Ireland.

Paul Byrne from has the full details.

KWETB Offers Free Online Courses|Online Skills Hub

Paul Byrne from has the full story.


Older Persons Register continues to be in operation.

Please let Greystones Gardaí know of any older person living alone who might be vulnerable.

Details may be sent to

Helpful phone numbers:

Greystones Cancer Support

Available by telephone,  01.2871601 and email,

Alone:  Information and Emotional and Practical Supports

Referrals to 0818 222024;

Seniorline:  Freephone Service for Older Callers

Call free between 10 am and 10 pm every day of the year;  1800 804591.

Wicklow County Council COVID-19 Helpline

If you need help,  please ring  1800 868 399.

Lines are open 8 am to 8 pm,  seven days a week.


Gardai are asking people to be aware of a telephone scam.

A female caller, saying she is calling from Greystones or Bray Guards,  rings people.

She says the Guards will be delivering facemasks to people.

And she requests household details,  including number and age of residents.

The Guards do not deliver facemasks and they will not be delivering facemasks.

Please verify phone callers and house callers to ensure who they are.

Please report all instances to Greystones Gardai,  6665800.

Please remember at this time of social distancing,  you can reports thefts online.

Thefts up to the value of €1,000 can be reported to


  Garda Molly Corbett not contactable at this time via email.

Garda slot on East Coast FM every Wednesday or Thursday morning,  11:15 am approx.

A Garda talks about security and other pending issues of the week.

Be sure and tune in for all the latest policing updates !!

If you see anything suspicious,  please report to Greystones Garda Station 6665800.

Garda Confidential Number            1800 666 111

Greystones Garda Station              666 5800

EPA Noise Pollution                      1890 20 20 21

Crimestoppers                                      1800 25 00 25                                     8360911

Traffic Watch                              1890 205 805

Dog Warden                               0404 44873

Crime Victims Helpline                   1850 211 407



Outings + Meetings

Information,  Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

Tuesdays,  Kilian House Family Centre,  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

21 April 2020

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Wonderful home made food,  good company,  good cheer,  good welcome.

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

This event is cancelled.

24 April 2020

East Coast FM County Wide Coffee Morning

The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina;  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Supporting cancer support groups throughout Co. Wicklow.

Hosted by Greystones Cancer Support.

Sponsored by East Coast FM.

This event has been postponed.

31 March 2020

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Council Chamber,  Mill Road;  7:30 a.m.

The monthly meeting is cancelled.

29 May 2020

Hot Spot Music Club|Bone Machine play the Music of Tom Waits

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Bone Machine captures the character and musical genius of Tom Waits.

An exhilarating performance play to packed houses of adoring fans.

Mr. Waits’ music is uniquely presented with a characteristic authority rarely harnessed.

Bone Machine are a band of internationally renowned touring and recording musicians.

They perform a firebrand,  melancholic and punk jazz set of Tom Waits; songs.

Doors open 8:00 p.m.  Show starts 9:00 p.m.

Tickets €14/€16.

Full details from

7 June 2020

National Street Feast 2020

What better way to get to know your neighbours than by sharing food and conversation.

Last year,  over 100,000 people across the country took part in neighbourhood lunches.

Build stronger and more resilient communities while tackling loneliness and isolation.

This event has been postponed !!

27 June 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Rose Show

St. Patrick’s National School,  Church Road,  Greystones;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All welcome !!

29 August 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Dahlia Show

St. Patrick’s National School,  Church Road,  Greystones;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All welcome !!

7 October 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society AGM and Autumn Lecture

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m.       

8:00 p.m.      AGM will commence sharply at 8:00 p.m.

8:15 p.m.      Lecture:  Early Autumn is really late Summer.

                   Illustrated Talk by Peter Harrison.

                   Past Chairman,  Council of RHSI.

All welcome !!

24 October 2020

Summer Time Ends Tonight !!

Turn clocks back  one hour before you go to bed !!

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